Massive Failure

That did not go as planned.  It was a great lesson learned, but it was also painful as hell.  And the lingering effects may be felt well into the weekend.  But I am getting ahead of myself.  Let me start from the beginning. Once upon a time, there was a wee bald-headed man who was training for a 100 mile … Continue reading “Massive Failure”

How Movies Scare the Crap Out of You

How many kids avoided the water like the plague when the movie, Jaws, came out?  I did.  It scared the hell out of me.  I can distinctly remember seeing the movie for the first time with Brian Allred.  He had already been to see it once, so he knew the scariest part.  Everyone knows the scariest part, right? . . … Continue reading “How Movies Scare the Crap Out of You”

Random Thoughts While Running Alone

I often get asked how I can run stupidly long training runs by myself and often on very small loops or sections of road.  It’s easy:  I listen to podcasts and I have an overactive imagination.  Most of my random thoughts are triggered by something I see or hear on the road, but how I get from Point A (the … Continue reading “Random Thoughts While Running Alone”

The Saga Continues

I got my MRI results back yesterday and there were no signs of any bad things (tumors, clots, aneurysms, etc.).  The end theory was something called exertional headaches which unfortunately are pretty uncommon (i.e. not much research).  The doctor told me that they are not sure exactly what causes them but they think it is either vascular or something with … Continue reading “The Saga Continues”